Online Resources forParents and Professionals
by Jennifer Vroom, M.S., CCC-SLP
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Publications.All rights reserved.
With millions of websites in existence, finding helpful speech-languageinformation online may feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. In aneffort to ease your frustration, here
s a list of some non-profit educationallinks covering major areas in speech-language therapy and a brief descriptionof what each site has to offer.
Language, Articulation, and More:
Kid Source OnLine
Search topics on this webpage and link to relatedarticles for individuals from birth through high school. The site includes parenting tips, a developmentallanguage chart, an online store, organizations to contact, as well as a forum for users to discuss issues.
This free resource for families, educators,and medical professionals contains information about articulation, language development, apraxia, stuttering,and other areas within the realm of speech-language pathology. Just take a ride to visit places like:
The Communication Station:
Lists local and regional support groups.
Displays general questions and answers with links to other helpful resources.
Click on topics (e.g., apraxia, articulation disorders) to readdefinition and examples.
Advertises used therapy equipment and toys.
re a family member, caregiver, or professional,this site provides helpful information on apraxia including:
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and answers about apraxia.
An online monthly newsletter.
The latest on apraxia research.
Families sharing their stories related to apraxia.
Amessage board and e-mail discussion group.
Childhood Apraxia ofSpeech Association ofNorth America (www.a